Subaru after working on the concepts of next generation Impreza, the company has also been said to be working on another concept of Crosstrek. If this turns out to be a reality, then it will come out as 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. The reason for this 2018 tag in front of its name is because this new Crosstrek will be coming as a 2018 model as the current Crosstrek was presented as a 2013 model.The teaser image of this upcoming model has already been revealed, and car experts have sourced out various information about this model.
One fact of this model holds that it will be called XV Crosstrek outside of the U.S. This also indicates that specifications could also vary according to different markets. The most significant change that will be incorporated is that the company will build this new Crosstrek on a new modular platform which is called the Subaru Global Platform.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Engine Details
The complete information about the engine of this upcoming 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is vague as it is still under wraps. But some resources has been sourced out that the engine is going to have 4 cylinders.
Features like cylinder deactivation and direct fuel injection will be incorporated with the engine that’s going to be used. Some reports also hold that a plug-in hybrid model will also be launched, but there’s no confirmation regarding such.
It has also been said all-wheel drive configuration will be incorporated, and there’s no word about the transmission system.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Exterior and Interior Changes
By taking a glance at this new 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. It looks familiar to the current generation model in terms of design cues. But some new design elements will be identical. The feel and overall rugged look of the previous/ current model have been retained.
The front fascia looks familiar, but upscale refinements have been done in it. The grille has been highlighted with chrome, and a mesh design has been given inside it. The headlights have been offered a robust design that holds a C shape.
It has been said that the previous fog lights have been replaced by modern and powerful ones.Overall this model has 4 entry doors; new aluminum alloy wheels have been used this time.
There is literally little or no information regarding the interior cabin of this upcoming model. There’s not even a single photo of its interior cabin which could shed some light. But some car experts have suggested that vast improvements will be brought out.
These improvements will be concerning some change in upholstery materials, upgrades in electronic/ technological functions and increase in the overall space of its cabin. It has been said that the legroom in the rear seat will be more comfortable.
2018 Subaru Crosstrek – Price and Release Date
There’s no word about how this upcoming model is going to be priced, but experts have said that the range will be closer to what it is for the current models. According to different sources, expect this 2018 Subaru Crosstrek to come out sometimes in the mid of 2017.